weekday

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From Middle English weke-dai, wikdai, wokdai, wokedai, wockedai, woukedai, wukedaȝȝ, equivalent to week +‎ day. Compare West Frisian wikedei(weekday), Dutch weekdag(weekday), German Wochentag(weekday), Danish ugedag(weekday), Swedish veckodag(weekday), Norwegian ukedag(weekday).

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weekday ‎(plural weekdays)

  1. A day of the week except those which form the weekend; that is:
    1. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, but not Sunday.
    2. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, but not Saturday or Sunday.
    3. (Judaism) Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, but not Saturday.

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